St. Catherine of Siena Parish

Farmingdale, New Jersey

Lenten Series - The Paschal Mystery

Tuesday, March 20 at 7:00 pm
Reflection, Discussion, Refreshments in the Parish Hall

St. Catherine of Siena seeks to promote a Social Concerns Commission to encourage all members of the parish to live out our baptismal promise through prayer, discussion, acts of service, education and advocacy. Please follow the simple instructions and complete the brief survey at

Lenten Simple Suppers - Guidelines for Lent 2018

2019 Mass Book Opening - Parish Office
Sunday, April 8 from 9 am - 12:45 pm
Wednesday, April 11 from 9:30 am - 12:30 pm.
To request a Mass Intention, one must be present. Cost $10.
Due to the growing need of parishioners to come to the Parish Office on Sundays from 9 AM to 12:45 PM, which we found out is truly productive and effective, we are also changing the times and days of office hours. Beginning on March 1, 2018 our office is open from 9 AM to 2 PM from Monday to Thursday. The Parish office will be closed on Fridays. Please be guided accordingly.

2017 Tax Statements If you use ENVELOPES and need a year end tax statement for 2017, please EMAIL your request to Please include your full name(s),address, and envelope number. If you use online giving, you will receive instructions directly from them on how to print out your reports.

If you are in need of a letter for tax purposes for your 2017 donations to St. Vincent de Paul, please send an email to and request a copy of your donations. As always, thank you for your generous support of our ministry. 

All ParishPay™ online giving websites have been transitioned to LPi’s WeShare. To access St. Catherine's online giving website, go to Please contact 800-950-9952, M-F 7:00 am – 7:00 pm CT, for questions.

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Catholic Cloud App DownloadSMART PHONE USERS We now have a free App available at SCOSNJ.Catholic.Cloud. Up-to-the-minute announcements, calendar, Mass schedules, and news items.
The Diocese of Trenton is committed to the initiatives outlined in the U.S. Bishops Charter for the Protection of Children and Young People... See the remainder of the Notice from the Diocese.
The Legion of Mary Pilgrim Statue is available to visit homes in our Parish Community. If interested, call 732-616-3127 or email
Ushers Needed. Anyone over age 12 can be an usher. Confirmation students - earn service hours. Contact or call 732-492-6861.
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Recommendation for Sponsorship ... In order to be a godparent/sponsor for Baptism or Confirmation, a person must have received all their Sacraments through Confirmation; be at least 16 years of age; if married, be married in the Catholic Church; attend Mass faithfully … also, be a registered, actively participating parishioner for a minimum of six (6) months. Please stop by the Parish Office to fill out a form to be recommended for sponsorship. All requests will be seen by the Pastor and you will be notified when it is ready.

Welcome to St. Catherine's
The Parish Community of Saint Catherine of Siena welcomes you with great delight and pleasure. Everyone, as well as your families, are joyfully invited to be among us at the celebration of Sunday Liturgies and to be actively involved in the faith-filled activities of the Parish.

Come, see and experience the parish life our ministries and services offer to all, leading us to fulfill the Gospel Truth and Values.

Full of hope and gladness, may you realize and find that our website is helpful and informative.
Mission Statement
With eyes firmly fixed on the Gospel of Jesus Christ, the community of Saint Catherine of Siena Parish gathers to celebrate the Eucharist and worship God with joy and commitment. We welcome and reach out to those within our parish family and those beyond this community as we spread the Good News by offering hospitality, spirituality, ongoing faith formation, and support for those to whom we minister.
Prayer to St. Catherine of Siena
Father, in meditating on the sufferings of your Son and in serving Your Church, St. Catherine was filled with the fervor of Your love. By her prayers may we share in the mystery of Christ’s death and rejoice in the revelation of His glory.
St. Catherine of Siena Pray for Us

Upcoming Events
Sat Mar 17
Missionaries of the Poor will speak at the 4:30 pm Mass
Sun Mar 18
Missionaries of the Poor will speak at all of the Masses
Rel Ed, Mandatory 1st Holy Communion Retreat, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm
Youth Group Meeting, 12:30 pm, Conference Room
Mon Mar 19
Rel Ed Classes, 4:30-5:45 pm & 6-7:15 pm
Tue Mar 20
Walking with Purpose, 10 am, Parish Hall
Lenten Series, 7:00 pm, Parish Hall
Wed Mar 21
Rel Ed Classes, 4:30-5:45 pm
Thu Mar 22
Legion of Mary, 10 am, Conference Room
Choir Practice, 7:00 - 8:30 pm, Church
Fri Mar 23
Lenten Soup Supper, 6:00 pm, Parish Hall
Stations of the Cross, 7:00 pm, Church
Sat Mar 24
Missionaries of the Poor Collection at 4:30 pm Mass

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